dodecyl

noun
do·de·cyl | \ˈdōd-ə-ˌsil \

Medical Definition of dodecyl 

: an alkyl radical C12H25 especially : the normal radical CH3(CH2)10CH2 — see sodium dodecyl sulfate

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